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HELENA— Superintendent Arntzen’s July 14th, July 20th, July 23rd, and August 7th requests to the Governor for student transportation financial support and taxpayer relief in light of COVID-19 were approved today.

HELENA—The Montana Office of Public Instruction announced the 2018-2019 State Evaluation for the federally awarded 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) programs shows programs made positive impacts on students, schools, and communities.

Superintendent Arntzen Announces Reopening Montana Schools Guidance
HELENA— Superintendent Arntzen announced Montana’s supportive guidance for reopening schools today. The Reopening Montana Schools Guidance is the result of recommendations from two diverse task forces that met last month to draft recommendations to the Office of Public Instruction in...

HELENA— The Office of Public Instruction (OPI) announced grant award recipients today under the Montana Comprehensive Literacy State Development Project (MCLSD).

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School is out. Summer is in. Let’s keep kids ready to learn with summer meals!

Superintendent Arntzen Announces New Director of Career & Technical Education

HELENA— Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen announced that Shannon Boswell has been hired as the new Director of Career and Technical Education (CTE) at the Montana Office of Public Instruction.

Montana’s state plan to enhance and expand Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs for high school and college students has been approved by the U.S. Department of Education.

Superintendent Arntzen’s 2020 Graduation Message

HELENA— Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen congratulated Montana’s 2020 class of high school seniors today, recognizing the significance of their accomplishments and the hurdles they have overcome to cross the finish line.

Superintendent Arntzen Announces Task Forces for Opening the New School Year

HELENA— Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen announced today that she has formed two task forces to provide feedback and guidance on how to open the 2020-2021 school year this fall in light of the COVID-19 outbreak.

HELENA— Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen announced additional guidance to districts regarding Montana’s $41.3 million in Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funds from the federal CARES Act today. Superintendent Arntzen also announced...